President of Laweh Open University College, Prof. Mrs. Goski Alabi, has advised Ghanaian youths to focus on education for a better future. Prof. Mrs. Alabi stresses that the future undoubtedly belongs to the youth with skills and competences that serve the needs and demands of society. According to her, it was for these and other reasons that Laweh Open University was established in 2016. Prof. Mrs. Alabi, the first President of the University, made these remarks while addressing the audience of the maiden edition of GaDangme Music and Films Awards held in Accra on Friday, August 17.The event was organised by London-based Ojekooradio, and Laweh Open University was one of the leading sponsors.
Prof. Mrs. Alabi said Laweh’s programmes have been designed to meet the needs of busy working professionals and the youth. She disclosed that fees paid were moderate and scholarships too were available. Prof. Mrs. Alabi presented a number of lifetime awards to deserving artistes. In all, there were 19 categories of awards. Some of the winners included veteran actor, Ebenezer Lartey, aka Ataa Mensah of Adabraka Drama Troupe fame; Grace Nortey, a veteran actress; Naa Amanoa Dodoo of the Wulomei fame, and Tinny, a rapper. They were honoured with Lifetime Awards.
Others were Artiste of the Year, Lord Morgan; Song Writer of the Year, Fred Nii Addo with the song, Moko Lee; Gospel Artiste of the Year, Helen Naa Asem; and Song of the Year, Klala with Abroad. The rest were Gospel Song of the Year, Lady Chris; Highlife Song, Nii Odai Nmai; Best Music Video, Lord Morgan; Best Traditional Artiste, Klala; Best Male Vocalist, Kotey Another; and Best Female Vocalist, Victoria Addo.